TIPS for Child Care Institute strives to be 

an accessible and affordable option to the 

early care and learning community. Internationally we strive to provide educational opportunities to teachers with little or no exposure to research-based best practice training.  - Shawntel Green, Founder

TIPS International is designed to support approach based learning through theory in practice strategies for

Early Care and Learning Teachers Globally

Become A Member To Start Learning Today! 

& Resources
Flipping the Classroom

Monday, September 10


The flipped classroom  approach has been used for years in some disciplines, notably within the humanities. 

JumpStart Your Career

Saturday, July 28

JumpStart your way to formal education through the TIPS for Child Care Institute CDA JumpStart Support Program​​.

​Cultivate Excellence...NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct

Thursday, June 02


NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct provides insight to both ideals and practices

Become A member
 for only $29* per Month
to participate in our
next CDA JumpStart Support

Home Visitor Program is $49/month*

CDA JumpStart
Secondary School Cyber Vocational Membership

TIPS for Child Care Institute, Inc. provides an innovative class model with a rigorous schedule of courses that integrate 120 Clock Hours of ECE, portfolio support, and test prep to support early care and learning practitioners build foundation and connect theory in practice strategies while working with young children. Each program provides the opportunities for adult learners to gain early childhood development knowledge through exploration, personal discovery, and self-reflection. Every TIPS Certified instructor emphasizes  strategies and processes involved in understanding early care and learning. Through the course content we create a unique experience to prepare our students to live intelligent, thoughtful, and fulfilling lives in a rapidly changing society with preparation of the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credentialing.

  • Home Visitor CDA

  • Infant Toddler CDA

  • Family Child Care CDA

  • MSA Credential 

  • Nursery Certificate

  • Pre-Primary Teacher Training

  • Approach Based Teacher Training

This Early Childhood Development model is designed for High School Juniors and Seniors interested in working with children 0-5 years old. The course is an Enriched Virtual Online Course integrated with theory, child development best practices and practical strategies. Course work is provided using today's classroom technology, intentional teaching practices, and flipped learning techniques to aid high school students through successful use of online learning tools. Students leave with 6 College Credit Hours upon graduation.


Career readiness as a:

  • Nanny

  • Au Pair

  • NAEYC Assistant Teacher

  • CCFD Funded Program

  • Cruise Ship Youth Programs

  • State Funded Programs

  • Federal Programs

  • IB Board USA and Abroad


Program is a great addition to any Home Economic, Home School,  IB, Vocational, Cyber or Charter High School Curriculum. 

Cultivate Excellence

TIPS Cultivating Excellence Institutes are circuit based mobile labs provided in an Intensive 3 -5 day setting. These Early Childhood Development continuing education institutes are scheduled throughout the 8 contents to support IB Board Staff, early care and learning staff practitioners and individuals seeking to earn a Child Development Associate Credential. The Professional Development opportunities for staff and agencies include Theory In Practice Strategies, aid in fostering early learning standards and outcomes while creating a culture of integrity. These dynamic institute provide presentations and practice opportunities that engross professionals in implementation of practices. Each institute reviews the history and integrity of our professional responsibilities while cultivating an industry of accountability and integrity.


Awesome add on for any:

  • Staff Development

  • Conferences

  • Professional Development 

  • Continuing Education

  • IB Staff

  • CCFD Grantee Staff

  • NAEYC Teachers

  • Head Start Teachers

  • Early Learning Associate Mini Conferences 

  • Micro-Credential Opportunity


We Shape the future.

Call Us:


409 Appaloosa Drive

Hopkins, South Carolina